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Friedman Real Estate-managed buildings in Michigan win top environmental honor

Wilshire Plaza North and West, both located in Troy, Mich., and managed by Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions, have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification. This honor signifies that the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities across the nation for energy efficiency, meeting strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

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Duke Suwyn: Crafting creative solutions

As president and chief executive officer of Colliers International, West Michigan, Duke Suwyn is known for crafting creative solutions to complex transactions, big projects such as the successful redevelopment of the former Bosch Manufacturing facility and the sale of the 5-5-million-square-foot Steelcase campus in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Better times coming to Michigan?

No state has been hit harder by the Great Recession than Michigan. Commercial real estate professionals working in the state, then, are still searching for signs of hope during the nation's slow economic recovery. Fortunately, against all odds, they are finding these signs.

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Peter Kepic: A top-producer for four decades

Not many commercial real estate professionals can boast that they've spent four decades working in the industry. Even fewer can claim that they've been a top producer for the vast majority of these 40 years. Peter Kepic, principal with the Southfield, Mich., office of Colliers International, can make both claims.